A Cool New Way to Carry a Tote

Can you teach an old bag new tricks?

We picked up a brilliant styling tip from the spring 2012 runway of Sportmax via a recent issue of Lucky magazine.

The idea is to take an oversized tote bag, fold it in half and then carry it, handles down. Voila — a daytime clutch!

As we experimented with this idea, we discovered that you can’t put too much stuff into the bag and it must zip across the top.

We have a few bags that would be perfect for this bag makeover from Jil Sander, Lana Marks (so perfect with fabric in the center), Jimmy Choo and Prada.

After the jump, see the step-by-step from Lucky

Clever, right? If you try this tip, please post a photo to our Facebook page.

 

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